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MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 12:00am PST
, maybe they lived in a part of america, particularly a rule area, or an older industrialized city, where the economy has just not come back as rapidly as it is in some, in better-off parts of the country. this is a circumstance that people are in largely because of their region, not because of laziness, certainly. and also, not because of race or age or all the other factors. those factors are always there, and they're always important. but there are some really targeted regional sufferings that are taking place. >> let's be honest here. you mentioned race, gender, we can talk about class. those are the factors that have not motivated many americans to be as empathetic as they might otherwise be. but you would think that the notion that somebody they knew, some uncles, some cousins, some person in your family who's out of work through no fault or his or her own would at least garner the everyone think of these folk in congress. why hasn't it worked? >> i think they've written these folks off. and you've written about this, and you know well, that the politics of america is defined
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
the gun laws here in new york city? do you think this has curtailed violence in this city? >> well, i think that it has curtailed violence as much as possible. the problem that we have, of course is criminals go to virginia and other places, mostly virginia, buy large quantities of weapons and ship them illegally into new york so they get around the new york laws. which is why i introduced legislation a number of years ago to limit the number of weapons that a licensed gun dealer could sell to a person, to one a month, i think i said. because no legitimate sportsman needs -- how many rifles can you have to shoot deer? >> well, today the white house website was flooded with new petitions. but before we get into the x's and o's and crossing the t's and dotting the i's of any kind of legislation, it really needs on the recognitioned, for lack of a better term, a game changer, a moment in history where this changes public opinion. do you think we're there? >> i think we will be there, if the president exploits it. and otherwise it will go to the next one. >> and dan? >> i want to point ou
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